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No, some boot loaders like Windows' rely on the boot flag, because it simply passes control to the partition boot sector. But Grub does not require this; it knows which partition contains additional grub modules and the config file and loads them based on that information rather than the presence or absence of a boot flag. If you run the bootinfoscript it ...


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Here's how to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 using Wubi. Download the ISO and wubi.exe from http://releases.ubuntu.com/14.04.1 Place the two items in the same directory with no other ISOs (is the best) Disconnect from the internet (or else wubi will reject the ISO) Run Wubi and install normally, but don't restart your computer. Reconnect to the internet and reboot ...


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OK, if I understand you correctly, you're dual-booted from a single partition (old fashiond after 13.04 or so). Does't really matter. The task is done the same. 1). Use the 'create recovery disk' tool every Windows system comes with (each manufacturer calls it something different).This will create a copy of the emergency restore partition already present on ...


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Eliah Kagan's solution works fine. A bit more detail for real beginners: Copy Wubi to the hard disk from the CD. If you do not do it, Wubi just launches the CD install. Open a command window: Option A Go to the Windows Start button, click and write cmd + Enter. Then you need to change directory to the one containing wubi.exe. Option B Open an ...


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You can use UEFI boot/coreboot if your computer supports after first moving your installation outside a wubi container. To do this, create three new partitions on your HDD(make sure your wubi installation will fit into those partitions). I have reduced my boot time from 40 secs to 18 secs. First step(do this on a live CD) -Issue sudo dd ...


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Question 2. Probably not. No way to tell, but if it is failing you'll see some strange behaviour in Windows as well. Corruption of Wubi installs is fairly common, since they seem more vulnerable than normal Ubuntu installs, and this can be triggered by a crash (also not uncommon) that leads to the corruption. If you have ever forced a reboot, then look no ...


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You would require a ext filesystem driver for windows to access ubuntu files from windows.Download ext2 driver from the below link: http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2fsd/


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Unfortunately, I don't think you can. Unless you use a 3rd party program, Windows can only read NTFS, FAT, or FAT32 type drives. Ubuntu is installed on an ext3 or ext4 type drive. This is why Ubuntu is more popular amongst giant businesses, it can use hardware more effectively than any other kernel and operating system.


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You should not use Wubi. It has been discontinued as of Ubuntu 13.04. It had many bugs and was unstable in general. However, if you really want to, you can still run Wubi. Note that you will need to have Windows 7 to run these steps. Wubi is not tested/supported on Windows 8. They do not play nice. Start by copying the Wubi.exe file from the ISO image to ...


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Wubi is no longer supported as of ubuntu 12.10 (I believe) except for special situations. Instead of just mounting it like that I suggest creating a live usb or dvd and booting up a full live session. Also, if you were trying to use wubi to install so you can use ubuntu from within windows 7 then my recommendation is to use a virtual machine as you can make ...


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See the Forums Staff recommendations on WUBI: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2229766 As was mentioned, it's not supported any longer.


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Wubi does not work. Boot into your DVD and install that way. If you have no spare space on HDD,you may resize current partition with GParted or from Windows - System Settings - Administration



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